Moray Reach Out Art Yarn
COVID-19 STATEMENT UPDATED 17 June 2020
Our premises were closed on 23rd March as per Scottish Government instructions. We are missing our customers and our trainees, and look forward to welcoming you back once we are permitted to do so. When we move to Phase 2 and it is confirmed that non-essential shops can open, we will gradually resume our services. This will be on a phased basis, from July (at earliest). We plan to open our Yarns & Crafts shop in Buckie for a few mornings per week. Wool orders can be made through the MRO Yarns & Crafts Facebook page, by sending a private message. Any customer Embroidery orders will be fulfilled by MRO Embroidery staff in Elgin, behind closed doors. The shop will remain closed. Orders will be picked up by arrangement. Our staff will be wearing masks to protect you and we ask that you wear a mask to protect us. Disposable single use masks will be provided at our doors, should you not have your own mask. Hand sanitizer will also be at each door, and we ask that you sanitize your hands on entry and exit. Safe distancing will be observed, follow any one way systems in place. Staff and Volunteers will be on hand to guide you. This is also in preparation for our adults with learning disabilities to be able to return to as safe an environment as we can offer them. Our hours will be subject to change. MRO Recycling is picking up recycling from customers on a fortnightly basis. Please let us know if you have re-opened and require a collection. Follow us on Facebook for regular updates to our services. This statement will also be updated regularly. Many thanks for your patience and collaboration, during these times.
Natural Art Yarn, is hand spun wool from our flock of Shetland sheep. Producing a chunky, soft warm wool ideal for creative warm knit ware.
We are also very lucky to have very supportive volunteers and relief staff who are keen to help others and who are happy to share their knowledge to help our trainees and customers.
Our AimsTo promote mental wellbeing.
To have the opportunity to life long learning.
To break down barriers to training.
To develop team working and interpersonal skills, thus gaining self-confidence and self-esteem.
What do we do?
Promote the recognition and needs of people with learning disabilities and promote mental wellbeing.
Develop new opportunities to enable people with disabilities or individuals recovering from poor mental health to participate fully in community life.
Provide a peaceful and supportive environment in which people can learn and heal.
"Spinning is very calming"